Ys: The Oath in Felghana

'Ys: The Oath in Felghana': The Perfect Affectionate Remake | 9 Nov 2010 // 3:00 PM

We are explicitly encouraged by the narrator to play as though we ourselves are Adol. And, hey, no problem, I play as guys all the time. Except the game is convinced that I'm absolutely sexually irresistible. It made me feel that I wasn't so much a character as a sex object, my very nature becoming the focus of every woman's obsession. "Ladies, please!" I wanted to tell them. "Love me for who I am!"

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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